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Avg. test scores 40%
High school dipl. 6%
Bachelors degree 20%

Carson school information

IndexCarsonCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores30%38%49%
Student/Teacher ratio22:120:116:1
Total public schools208,30879,221
Total private schools83,43824,874
Total post-secondary schools41,0857,963
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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Carson are 40% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in Carson
  • 78.4% of people in Carson have completed 8th grade
  • 77.6% of people in Carson have completed high school
  • 24.4% of people in Carson have completed a bachelors degree

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Compare Carson, CA Schools

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      Education level achieved in Carson

      IndexCarsonCaliforniaNational
      Completed 8th grade78.4%81.1%84.3%
      Completed high school77.6%79.8%83.0%
      Completed some college57.6%61.5%59.4%
      Completed associate degree33.4%39.8%38.5%
      Completed bachelors24.4%32.0%30.3%
      Completed masters6.7%11.9%11.5%
      Completed professional degree1.5%3.9%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.6%1.6%1.3%

      Carson, CA School Districts

      • Los Angeles Unified School District
      • Long Beach Unified School District
      • Compton Unified School District

      There are a total of 20 public schools, 8 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in Carson. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Carson, CA schools is 30%. The average student to teacher ratio is 22:1. In Carson, CA, an average of 78.4% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 77.6% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Rolling Hills Estates, CA8,20681%65%
      Rossmoor, CA10,93379%61%
      Manhattan Beach, CA35,57379%60%
      Palos Verdes Estates, CA13,58276%53%
      Hermosa Beach, CA19,72671%43%
      Carson, CA92,78030%40%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
      Hesperia, CA92,66424%52%
      Lawrence, KS92,61147%4%
      Rio Rancho, NM92,96634%30%
      Sandy, UT93,14153%8%
      Orem, UT93,22044%12%
      Carson, CA92,78030%40%
      Source: The Carson, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.